The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.